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Nursing Procedures & Emergency Response Chapter Exam

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Use this material to answer questions #1 through #3

You are a surgical nurse. Your first patient is May, a 64-year-old female, who presents for bowel resection. You review her past medical history and notice she has congestive heart failure which is well managed. She is a smoker. All her preoperative lab work, including a complete blood count and chemical metabolic panel, is on the chart and is within normal limits. However, you do not see any other test results. While talking with May, she says 'I just can't wait till the surgery is over and I can have a cigarette .'

Question 1 1. Which of the following preoperative tests is notably missing from May's chart?

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Use this material to answer questions #1 through #3

You are a surgical nurse. Your first patient is May, a 64-year-old female, who presents for bowel resection. You review her past medical history and notice she has congestive heart failure which is well managed. She is a smoker. All her preoperative lab work, including a complete blood count and chemical metabolic panel, is on the chart and is within normal limits. However, you do not see any other test results. While talking with May, she says 'I just can't wait till the surgery is over and I can have a cigarette .'

Question 2 2. May's comment would prompt you to make which of the following interventions?

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Use this material to answer questions #1 through #3

You are a surgical nurse. Your first patient is May, a 64-year-old female, who presents for bowel resection. You review her past medical history and notice she has congestive heart failure which is well managed. She is a smoker. All her preoperative lab work, including a complete blood count and chemical metabolic panel, is on the chart and is within normal limits. However, you do not see any other test results. While talking with May, she says 'I just can't wait till the surgery is over and I can have a cigarette .'

Question 3 3. You are May's postoperative nurse. You will closely monitor which of the following parameters?

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Question 4 4. _____ is the body's life-threatening response to infection, which may cause tissue damage, organ failure or death.

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Question 5 5. All of the following are signs of infection EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. How do you help a choking person?

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Question 7 7. What should be done for a patient having a seizure?

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Question 8 8. Regardless of the emergency, what should the nurse consider?

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Question 9 9. How do you determine if a person is choking and needs help?

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Question 10 10. What should be done if a patient is bleeding from a laceration?

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Question 11 11. Which of the terms below is not one of the basic life-saving elements of CPR emergencies?

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Question 12 12. Aspiration of food into the trachea is an example of _____.

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Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a cause for cessation of breathing?

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Question 14 14. What term describes a clot that has dislodged from a blood vessel and has traveled to another part of the body?

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Question 15 15. Which of the following is a description of postural compression of the airway?

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Nursing Procedures & Emergency Response Chapter Exam Instructions

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